Verónica Blanco, 40, had never broken a bone before. Now, she is bedridden in the hospital of Basurto waiting to be intervened for an open fracture of the tibia caused by a pizza delivery man, who escaped after running over her and left her lying on the road last weekend. Weekend in the Bilbao neighborhood of Santutxu. He is having a "bad time" and regrets the time he will have to remain off work at an aeronautical company to recover from the serious injury. While waiting to be intervened, closely follow the investigation of the Municipal Police of Bilbao in search of the motorist on the run. «I'm almost sure he was a pizza delivery man. There's a pizzeria nearby and they go around like crazy », point.
The outrage occurred about a quarter past nine on the night of Saturday, January 4, on Zabalbide Street in Santutxu. Veronica had stayed with her friends and was then heading towards the mouth of the subway. He lives very close and had just left home. When it crossed the narrow zebra crossing of a single direction of descent, located next to the tobacconist, «Hit me fully on my leg with the motorcycle», remember graphically. "I got all the punch in the leg and when I fell to the ground, I broke my wrist."
Then, «I looked back and saw that the motorcycle was skidding. He fell and when he returned he turned his head towards me, saw me and took off », he rebuilds. «There I was lying in the middle of the road, with severe pain».
«If the perpetrator does not appear, I would have to bear the ambulance expenses»
Luckily, several girls who were walking along the sidewalk ran to help her and the agents of a patrol of the Municipal Police of Bilbao who arrived immediately covered her with a uniform coat so she would not stay cold while waiting for the ambulance. «It took a little, about half an hour. They told me they were coming from Basauri ».
Once at the hospital in Basurto, several plates were made that revealed that his left wrist and one leg were broken. «The doctors have recommended that I have surgery. They will put screws on me, but the recovery will be better». You still have to wait, probably until Thursday to enter the operating room "because there are quite a few pending operations."
Verónica thanks the support received on Facebook, where she published a call to help locate the escaped motorist. «I think there are a couple of witnesses. Police is on the case», Trust. He has been warned that, if the cause of the accident did not appear, "I would have to take care of the health care expenses."